I'd like to change my default search engine when in Incognito mode. Is there a way to do this? I checked in chrome://settings under Advanced and found a way to set my default search engine, but this setting applies to both regular and Incognito mode. I'd like to have two different values; one for regular, one for incognito.

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Search Engine settings are per user in Chrome and shared with the incognito session.

A workaround is to add a different user profile and simply set the default search engine for that profile.

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There is no way to change session from an incognito window, so, you first have to click on the top left hand icon and change users, then launch incognito:

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I know this isn't ideal, but it does appear to work.


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